Dixie Axt Love and Light Scholarship

Rancho High School, Clark County, NV graduating seniors with a 3.0 or higher unweighted GPA may apply for this scholarship. Preference will be given to those who are considering a career in education. Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before a check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you considering a career in education?
  2. Essay - 300-500 words - Ms. Axt was a teacher at Rancho High School for 18 years. She believed her students had so much to offer the world, and she encouraged them to "embrace the path that lies before [them] and manifest [their] destiny." Tell us how you plan to live up to Ms. Axt’s ideal.
  3. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  4. Please upload a letter of recommendation (any source other than a peer or relative).
  5. Please upload a letter of recommendation (a second letter; any source other than a peer or relative).